Crunchies 2008Over the last few weeks, we’ve been taking nominations for the Crunchies 2008. You have voiced your support for your favorite startups, the most impressive entrepreneurs and the coolest gadgets.

Now, we’re opening up sales for the event.

This year’s Crunchies will be held at San Francisco’s Herbst theater at 7:30 on the evening of January 19th.

Today, we and our co-hosts, TechCrunch, GigaOm and Silicon Alley Insider, are puttting the first 100 tickets on sale.

Later this week, we’ll be announcing the finalists.

Prices range from $45 for seats in the Balcony to $65 for the Orchestra. Go here to get yours fast.

We’d like to thank the following companies who have stepped up to help sponsor the this year’s event: Amiando, Charles River Ventures, Mayfield, Microsoft, MySpace, Media Temple and UStream.

If you’d like to sponsor the event, as well, contact or

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